Saturday, January 12, 2008

The Dutch Urn


Jan van Huysum (Dutch, 1682-1749)

Flowers in an Urn Decorated with Putti, on a Plinth, early 18th century.

Brush with gray and red wash, pen and black ink, and red chalk, on cream laid paper. laid down on cream laid paper, 385 x 299 mm.

Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection, 1998.112.

The Art Institute of Chicago.

Dear Martha,

I hope all is well with you in the New Year. Recently I saw (I think at the VU site) that your are a named partner -- nice to know. A firm of your own founding? Any specialty? Just curious.


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